Other Uses of Tomato By-products
Tomato is one of the most widely consumed food crops worldwide. During the processing of tomato fruits, which requires various unit operations, significant quantities of by-products and waste are generated. Recent industry requirements have led to research efforts with a strong focus on food waste valorization. This has become a potential alternative to the disposal of a wide range of food residues. The present chapter reviews and discusses various opportunities which can be exploited for the utilization of tomato by-products and waste as a high-value product.